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Iran to Partially Withdraw From JCPOA: U.S. Adds New Sanctions

May 10, 2019

Episode Notes:

Yesterday, Iranian President Rouhani announced the country will partially withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action while the U.S. imposes new sanctions on the country.

Mark Fitzpatrick, Associate Fellow and former Executive Director - Western Hemisphere at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and coauthor of the book, Uncertain future: The JCPOA and Iran’s nuclear and missile programmes, joins the Warcast to discuss the changing dynamics of the arrangement. (~12 minutes)

[ 0:17 ] Introduction
[ 1:00 ] Defining a partial withdrawal
[ 2:46 ] Impact of Iran's ultimatum to Europeans
[ 4:33 ] Distinction between a withdrawal and a violation
[ 6:16 ] Potentially larger problems
[ 8:54 ] Most plausible futures and opportunities

Twitter: @MarkTFitz

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